Emblem o the Maldives

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The Maldivian Naitional Emblem[1] consists o a coconut palm, a crescent, an twa criss-crossin naitional banners wi the traditional title o the state.

Interpretation[eedit | eedit soorce]

The depicted coconut palm resembles the livelihuid o the naition. The inhabitants believe it tae be the maist beneficial tree tae them as they utilize ivery pairt o the tree on various applications rangin frae medicine tae boat-biggin. The Crescent (a universal Islamic seembol) an its accompanyin starn embodies the Islamic faith o the state an its authority respectively.

The wirds o the scroll Ad-Dawlat Al-Mahaldheebiyya are written in the Arabic naskh style o script. They wur uised bi Sultan AI-Ghazee Mohamed Thakurufaanu Al-Azam ane o the maist illustrious heroes o the naition. The title Ad-Dawlat Al-Mahaldheebiyya (Arabic: الدولة المحلديبية‎) means the "State o the Mahal Dibiyat", which is the name Ibn Battuta an ither Mediaeval Arab travellers uised tae refer tae the Maldives.

Modren Uisage[eedit | eedit soorce]

The Coat o Airms is a seembolic representation o the Maldivian Government an is uised frequently in offeecial documents (on the heider richt unnerneath the Bismillah) an ither Governmental Representations.

Umwhile version[eedit | eedit soorce]

The crescent an starn in the middle o the Maldive Coat o Airms uised tae be pale blue an white (silver) at the time o its first design in the 1940s durin Muhammad Amin Doshimēna Kalēgefānu's regency. The color o the crescent an starn wis chynged tae gold in the 1990s.

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